Android Developer - Mexico City
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico · Technology
Why is technology so important at Konfío?
We are using technology and alternative data to unlock financial services for many small businesses throughout Mexico and we’re looking for top talent in order to keep growing.
What are some examples of problems a Mobile Engineer will solve?
Shipping valuable features requires close coordination between devops, database, API, and frontend workstreams; Konfío engineers commonly pair and rotate focus between these responsibilities. We consistently work with new technologies, and thus value professionals who are open to learning new things, regardless of pre-existing comfort zones. Konfío software engineers might solve any of the following problems:
- Build a full amazing app according to our UX and UI guidelines.
- Integrate 3rd party services and data pipelines to drive underwriting decisions
- Create interactive visualizations for live streaming data sets
- Implement budgeting tools to help customers better understand their spending
- Triage bugs and exceptions reported in production
- Create intelligent monitors for key customer experiences and risk-relevant events
- Measure and optimize API performance
- Conduct system load / stress tests
You will fit well if
- You are results-oriented and enjoy shipping new features
- You are hungry and enjoy being constantly challenged to learn and do more
- You embrace conflict of ideas and like to question the status quo
- You learn fast and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities
- You believe in building great products and doing great work by international standards
- You want to understand the big picture, to be held accountable and make a meaningful contribution with your work
We are excited to meet experienced coders as well as college seniors with various areas of technical focus - there is no single ideal profile. We all wear multiple hats and cannot be experts in everything at once.
- Software Engineering degree from a recognized institution
- Performance and metrics-driven
- Hunger to learn and contribute
- Awesome communication skills
- 3+ years of experience in mobile development
- Everything in life is object-oriented (programming)
- Experience with RESTful APIs to integrate mobile applications
- Experience with Android SDK and other Android technologies
- Performance and metrics-driven. "You cannot improve what you cannot measure"
- Ideally, having experience working in a high concurrency, high volume product in the past
- Competitive compensation package, including opportunity to earn equity ownership in Konfío
- Health, dental and life insurance
- Yearly discretionary bonus
- Groceries Allowance (Vales de Despensa)
- Other Perks (24/7 snacks and caffeine)
Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, yet have been completely disregarded by banks. Konfío was created in order to finally change this! Our mission is to fuel the growth of promising small businesses so they become strong and relevant in their field.
Konfío is an online lending platform for small businesses in Mexico, using alternative data for rapid credit assessment, allowing owners to focus on what’s important - growing their business.
We’ve had awesome traction and are venture-backed by QED Investors, Kaszek Ventures, Accion, and Jaguar Ventures. Considered one of the 5 Most Successful startups in Mexico according to El Financiero, we are building a world-class FinTech team in order to set the new standard.